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Mariska Hargitay Scared Husband Would Leave Her for ‘Philomena’s’ Judi Dench

13 November 2013 10:48 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Spirits were high at the Nov. 12 Skylark afterparty for the Weinstein Company’s “Philomena” despite the film’s recent MPAA ratings controversy. While title-actress Judi Dench was not in attendance, Steve Coogan, who both co-wrote the script with Jeff Pope and stars as BBC journalist Martin Sixsmith, said he loved filming with Dench.

Coogan said he decided to adapt the script from Sixsmith’s book “The Lost Son of Philomena Lee” because he felt the story was incredibly relatable. “There were really universal themes in this story that I thought people could really identify with,” Coogan told Variety. “I wanted to start a discussion about the idea of intellect that Martin [Sixsmith] embodies versus the folk wisdom of Philomena.”

Law and Order: Svu” star Mariska Hargitay, whose husband Peter Hermann also stars in the film, echoed Coogan’s words. “There was not a mother in that theater who couldn’t »

- Maya Shwayder

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Lead Actors: The Overlooked and Underrated

27 February 2013 2:18 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

This article is dedicated to Andrew Copp: filmmaker, film writer, artist and close friend who passed away on January 19, 2013. You are loved and missed, brother.

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Looking at the Best Actor Academy Award nominations for the film year 2012, the one miss that clearly cries out for more attention is Liam Neeson’s powerful performance in Joe Carnahan’s excellent survival film The Grey, easily one of the best roles of Neeson’s career.

In Neeson’s case, his lack of a nomination was a case of neglect similar to the Albert Brooks snub in the Best Supporting Actor category for the film year 2011 for Drive(Nicolas Winding Refn, USA).

Along with negligence, other factors commonly prevent outstanding lead acting performances from getting the kind of critical attention they deserve. Sometimes it’s that the performance is in a film not considered “Oscar material” or even worthy of any substantial critical attention. »

- Terek Puckett

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